Integration of Hospital Admissions, Febrile Respiratory Illness Screening and Triage Acuity Score into an Emergency Department Syndromic Surveillance System

Description: 

This paper outlines the integration of hospital admission, Febrile Respiratory Illness (FRI) screening and Canadian Triage and Acuity Score (CTAS) data streams within an Emergency Department Syndromic Surveillance system. These data elements allow better characterization of outbreak severity and enable more effective resource allocation within acute care settings.

Original Publication Year: 
2005
Event/Publication Date: 
September, 2005

July 30, 2018

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